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Noun1.colouration - the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"
timbre, tone, quality, timber - (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"
2.colouration - appearance with regard to color; "her healthy coloration"
color, coloring, colouring, colour - a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
hair coloring - coloring of the hair; "her hair-coloring was unusual: a very pale gold"
pigmentation - coloration of living tissues by pigment
depigmentation - absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
protective coloration - coloration making an organism less visible or attractive to predators
3.colouration - choice and use of colors (as by an artist)
selection, choice, option, pick - the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
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All hands must, therefore, be on deck to uproot the common enemy of Nigerians, the APC and Buhari administration that brought pains, agonies, divisive leadership, ethnic and tribal colouration to governance and national politics,' Oghenesivbe added.
I contacted the decorator and he said he sprayed the stain block in other areas as well and had no idea why this colouration had appeared.
Pick foliage with firm leaves and stems with strong colouration.
Dudley zoo's first Violet Turaco chick is growing quickly and is starting to show its distinctive colouration.
As fresher air moved in later during the day, the colouration in the sky gradually faded.
They were a delight to see, being one of our smallest finches, with quite a few males still retaining their striking bright yellow and black breeding colouration.
The female joey's extremely pale colouration is caused by a recessive gene and thought to be inherited from her mother Tia who has had other pale coloured joeys in the past.
Arsenault's animated illustrations, rendered in pencils, watercolour and ink with digital colouration in Photoshop, are in a picture book / comic book format, complete with hand-lettered text in speech bubbles.
It is cost effective and transfers enduring antibacterial properties to readymade fabric without colouration, toxicity or other common issues.
This is why if you remove a pickguard from an older guitar, you will see a ghost or shadow of the pickguard where the colouration of the wood will vary.
But a few details about the carcass, such as the colouration and position of the dorsal fin, didn't match any known description of a Baird's beaked whale.